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#### Mathematics Assessment Project: Tests for Middle School

Good assessments are hard to find—assessments that address content standards and fit into standard class periods. The six assessments in the middle school collection are 80-minute forms, divided into two 40-minute sections, and are...

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#### Adventure Engineering Challenge: Asteroid Impact

Oh, no! An asteroid is on a collision course with Earth!. The challenge, should your students choose to accept it, is to design underground survival caverns to shelter people for one year. Over the course of eight lessons, engineering...

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#### Exploring Genetics Across the Middle School Science and Math Curricula

Where is a geneticist's favorite place to swim? A gene pool. Young geneticists complete hands-on activities, experiments, and real-world problem solving throughout the unit. With extra focus on dominant and recessive genes, Punnett...

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#### “I Can” Common Core! 6th Grade Math

Help your sixth graders reach their Common Core math standards by providing them with a checklist of "I can" statements for each standard. As each concept is covered, kids can check it off, as long as they can do what it states.

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#### Information Technology: Photoshop Scale

Scaling is a practical skill as well as a topic to be addressed throughout the Common Core math standards. You are given three different presentations and a detailed teacher's guide to use while teaching proportion, as well as practice...

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#### Who Has the Longest First Name?

Name that statistic! Classmates each write their name and the number of letters in it on a sticky note to place on the board. As a class, they determine the median, mode, and range of the name lengths, and create a dot plot of the data....

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#### The Gumball Machine

Chew on an activity for probability. Given information on the number of gumballs in a gumball machine, scholars consider how likely it is to randomly draw a blue gumball and how many of each color they would draw in 10 trials if the...

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#### Miniature Gulf Coast Project

Scholars show what they know about data collection and analysis with an activity that examines a smaller population of Houghton, Texas. Independently or in pairs, learners identify their research question, gather, graph, and analyze...

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#### Career Connections | Bookkeeping and Accounting

Keeping track of the finances is the job of the accountant and the bookkeeper. Find out what skills add up to make it in the world of ledgers and numbers.

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#### Statistics

Find the value in analyzing data values. Statistics is the focus in the fifth of seven installments of the 6th Grade Math series. Individuals learn to examine dot plots, histograms, and box plots by considering the shape, mean, median,...

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#### CK-12 Middle School Math Concepts - Grade 6

Twelve chapters cover a multitude of math concepts found in the Common Core standards for sixth grade. Each title provides a brief explanation of what you will find inside the chapter—concepts from which you can click on and learn more...

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#### The Hunger Games

The odds will be in your favor that young statisticians will volunteer to participate in this experiment. After watching a short video that is part of the PBS Math at the Core middle school collection, scholars engage in a lottery and...

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#### Smarter Balanced Sample Items: 6th Grade Math – Target I

Scholars apply their knowledge of statistical questions to determine which questions meet the criteria. Grade 6 Claim 1 Item Slide Shows offers a couple of practice problems for scholars to discuss.

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#### The Lowdown — Life Expectancy: Finding Ratio Relationships

Your health might very well be affected by where you live. Scholars investigate life expectancy, obesity, hypertension, and physical activity rates using one installment of the Math at the Core MS: ratios series. They work in an...

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#### The Lowdown — Exploring Changing Obesity Rates through Ratios and Graphs

Math and medicine go hand-in-hand. After viewing several infographics on historical adult obesity rates, pupils consider how they have changed over time. They then use percentages to create a new graph and write a list of questions the...

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#### Recognize and Represent Proportional Relationships between Quantities: Ratio, Proportion, Cross Multiply, and Divide

Review three video clips for one major concept. The resource contains three short clips to introduce the idea of ratios and proportions and how to solve a proportion. After watching the video, partners use their noses to push pom poms...

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#### How Long is 30 Seconds?

Is time on your side? Pupils come up with an experiment to test whether their classmates can guess how long it takes for 30 seconds to elapse. They divide the class data into two groups, create box-and-whisker plots, and analyze the...

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#### How Random Is the iPod’s Shuffle?

Shuffle the resource into your lesson repertoire. Scholars use randomly-generated iPod Shuffle playlists to develop ideas about randomness. They use a new set of playlists to confirm their ideas, and then decide whether the iPod randomly...

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#### Armspans

Young mathematicians collect data on the arm spans of classmates. Then they sort the data by measures of center, spread, and standard deviation. Finally, they compare groups, such as boys and girls, to interpret any differences.

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#### Drawing Pictograms

They say a picture is worth a thousand words. Test this theory as classes learn to represent data with pictograms. A video shows pupils how to use pictograms to create a display of data similar to a dot plot. A pair of worksheets offers...

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#### Spinner

Go round and round to compare theoretical and experimental probabilities. Learners set the number of sectors and the number of spins for a spinner. Then, a table displays the experimental and theoretical probabilities of the spinner for...

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#### The Represented World: Communication—Packaging

Challenge your classes to design and market a new product. Collaborative groups use geometry skills to create packaging for their products. Finally, they plan a marketing strategy to present to a marketing specialist.

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#### Misleading Graphs (Identify Misleading Statistics): Are Virgos Cursed?

Is it safe to take data at its face value? Pupils use the interactive to evaluate a claim that Virgos are more likely to get into a car crash than others. Individuals determine whether another variable may be at play.

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#### Real-Life Math | Baseball

The math in baseball is more than just batting averages. The Assistant General Manager of the Diamondbacks shows the numerous ways the management uses baseball math. The class participates in an activity to simulate batting averages and...